Are you a marsh or a meadow?


My favorite puritan, Thomas Manton, wrote about encounters with sin…

“A man is known by his custom, and the course of his endeavors, what is his business. If a man be constantly easily, frequently carried away to sin, it discovers a habit of soul, and the temper of his heart. Meadows may be overflowed, but marsh-ground is drowned with the return of every tide. A child of God may be carried away, and act contrary to the bent of the new nature; but when men are overcome with every temptation, it argues a habit of sin.” Stay dry my friends!

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